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SeagateST1000DM010

Release date: Q2 2011.

Release date: Q3 2016.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 194,742 user samples
42,313 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 83% 1.5TB free
Worst Bench: 40% 1TB free
Poor: 40% Great: 83%
SPEED RANK: 177th / 1010
152,429 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 115% 931GB free
Worst Bench: 64% 881GB free (System drive)
Poor: 64% Great: 115%
SPEED RANK: 11th / 1010
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
62.1 % 95.3 % Much faster effective speed.
+53%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
113 MB/s 171 MB/s Much faster read speed.
+51%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
106 MB/s 148 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+40%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
0.84 MB/s +4% 0.81 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
2.12 MB/s Much faster random write.
+40%
1.51 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
71.2 MB/s 77.2 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+8%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.85 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+13%
0.75 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
104 MB/s 162 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+56%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
151 MB/s 203 MB/s Much faster peak read speed.
+34%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
143 MB/s 192 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
+34%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
1 MB/s 1 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
2.7 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+50%
1.8 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
94.6 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+10%
86.3 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
1 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+11%
0.9 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
143 MB/s 201 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+41%
Market Share
Based on 14,226,293 HDDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.31 % 3.56 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,048%
Value
Value For Money
57.5 % 60.8 % Slightly better value.
+6%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
55 % 105 % Hugely more popular.
+91%
Price
Price (score)
$93 $45 Much cheaper.
+52%
Age
Newest
93 Months 28 Months Much more recent.
+70%
Capacity
Capacity
3TB 1TB
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Compared to the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB there are no tangible upsides to this drive. The ONLY benefit seems to be a 2W power saving whilst the drive is active. [Nov '12 HDrivePro]

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The 1TB Seagate Barracuda 2016 (ST1000DM010) has an impressive performance profile. With Sequential read/writes averaging 173 and 159 MBps respectively, the Barracuda can make short work of even moderately large backups. The small file (4K) performance profile is less impressive but still adequate with average read/writes coming in at 0.87 and 1.53 MBps respectively. For use as OS drives, rotational disks are quickly loosing market share to SSDs which offer orders of magnitude faster 4k read/write speeds. On the other hand cheap TLC based SSDs often have slower sustained write speeds than their rotational counterparts. Reasonably good overall performance can be achieved by using a TLC SSD to host the OS and a larger rotational drive such as the Barracuda for backups and media files. Larger capacity variants of this drive offer both better performance and better value for money. [Feb '17 HDrivePro]

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We calculate effective speed which measures performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current cost per GB to yield value for money. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top HDDs. [HDrivePro]

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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